This 1859 Christmas horror story puts traditional figures of European legend and lore ('gypsies', hunchbacks, stolen children, wizards, and demons) into a tough New York City neighborhood. The result is a scary urban Victorian fantasy. Better hope Santa doesn't bring you presents from the Wondersmith. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Audiobook - Fiction, Christmas Source: Atlantic Monthly, October 1859
A story of medieval Germany and the first Christmas tree. Exciting, poetic, and atmospheric. By the author of "The Story of the Other Wise Man". Topics: Audiobook - Fiction, Christmas Source: "The First Christmas Tree" by Henry Van Dyke, 1897
Three very different men take a train through the English countryside. Why are they all going to the same place for Christmas? ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Audiobook - Fiction, Christmas Source: A Christmas Mystery: The Story of Three Wise Men by Wiliam J. Locke, 1910.
This creepy tale of an antebellum Christmas (and New Year's) in New York continues, with poison, fire, demons, mynah birds, and some action figures you'd rather not find in your stocking. Beware the Wondersmith! ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Audiobook - Fiction, Christmas, Horror, Holidays - New Year's Eve Source: "The Wondersmith" by Fitz-James O'Brien